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6k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Missy

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: American
  • Meaning: Bee
  • #3353 All Time
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How popular is the name "Missy" in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1943 5 5 0
1945 8 8 0
1946 14 14 0
1947 10 10 0
1948 6 6 0
1949 11 11 0
1950 15 15 0
1951 19 19 0
1952 15 15 0
1953 41 41 0
1954 38 38 0
1955 47 47 0
1956 62 62 0
1957 90 90 0
1958 126 126 0
1959 133 133 0
1960 185 185 0
1961 192 192 0
1962 227 227 0
1963 215 215 0
1964 223 223 0
1965 220 220 0
1966 239 239 0
1967 303 303 0
1968 287 287 0
1969 271 271 0
1970 267 267 0
1971 216 216 0
1972 174 174 0
1973 155 155 0
1974 109 109 0
1975 102 102 0
1976 108 108 0
1977 100 100 0
1978 83 83 0
1979 91 91 0
1980 175 175 0
1981 119 119 0
1982 82 82 0
1983 55 55 0
1984 58 58 0
1985 64 64 0
1986 68 68 0
1987 49 49 0
1988 45 45 0
1989 42 42 0
1990 29 29 0
1991 36 36 0
1992 23 23 0
1993 36 36 0
1994 20 20 0
1995 26 26 0
1996 22 22 0
1997 22 22 0
1998 22 22 0
1999 9 9 0
2000 19 19 0
2001 15 15 0
2002 13 13 0
2003 19 19 0
2004 9 9 0
2005 15 15 0
2006 15 15 0
2007 15 15 0
2008 9 9 0
2009 16 16 0
2010 12 12 0
2011 18 18 0
2012 10 10 0
2013 10 10 0
2014 11 11 0

Want to know about the populiarty of Missy? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 5,615 babies born with the name Missy in the United States. That's more than enough Missies to occupy the territory of Montserrat (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,922 (as of May 12, 2011). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1943 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Missy" was in 1967 with a total of 303 babies.

According to the 1966 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Missy" is not a popular baby girl's name in Kentucky. Imagine that, only 10 babies in Kentucky have the same name as you in 1966. Across the entire United States a total of only 239 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Missy popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Missy in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the west? Search for the name to check your answer!

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Missy" mean? The list below shows the origins of Missy as well as things modernly associated with the name Missy such as celebrities named Missy.

American

Origin and Meaning of Missy

The name "Missy" is of American origin, and it means "Bee". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Missy Elliott

Missy Elliott is a rapper, singer, songwriter, and dancer with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1990 to present. Missy was born in 1971 as Melissa Arnette Elliott in Portsmouth, Virginia, U.S.

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Missy Peregrym

Missy Peregrym is an actress and model with the most prominent portion of her career being from 2 to present. Missy was born in 1982 as Melissa Peregrym in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

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Missy

Missy was born in 1967.

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Missy Higgins

Missy Higgins is a singer-songwriter and musician specializing in pop, indie, and acoustic music with the most prominent portion of her career being from 2 to present. Missy was born in 1983 as Melissa Morrison Higgins.

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Missy Hyatt

Missy Hyatt is a professional wrestler. Missy was born in 1963 as Melissa Ann Hiatt in Tallahassee, Florida.

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Missy Crider

Missy was born in 1974.

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Alternative Meanings

M is for munificent, for you are extremely liberal in giving.

I is for impress, for impress you will.

S is for sweetheart, you really are!

S is for strength, there when needed.

Y is for yearn, your innermost desires.

Your name in reverse order is "Yssim". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Ssmyi". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Missy born Apr 20, 2004

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Siberia approximately on 1400. Your profession was handicraftsman and mechanic.

You always liked to travel, to investigate, could have been detective or spy. Your lesson - development and expansion of your mental consciousness. Find good teacher, spend a part of your time and energy on his wisdom.

Name poster for Missy

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